Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Non-thesis) (Turkish):
In both the corporate and national contexts, investments in logistics and supply chains are strategically made to attain and maintain a competitive edge within the global arena. This field encompasses the intricate process of orchestrating and overseeing all facets entailed in sourcing and procurement, conversion, coordination, and collaborative efforts with distribution partners. Given the intricacy of this endeavor, there’s an escalating demand for proficient experts who possess ample knowledge and aptitude. The interdisciplinary character of this program lends equal significance to social sciences and engineering, as it aims to cultivate comprehensive proficiency.
This program serves as a catalyst for students’ mastery in supply chain management, nurturing both adeptness and analytical acumen. The intricate web of disciplines involved in this endeavor makes the program equally reliant on social sciences and engineering. As a result, students are equipped with an expert grasp of the field and the skills necessary for effective management. The program’s holistic approach stimulates analytical thinking, fostering well-rounded professionals in supply chain management. Graduates of this program are well-positioned for diverse career prospects, ranging from roles in logistics firms to logistics and supply chain divisions of domestic or international corporations, foreign trade departments, various governmental and non-governmental institutions, as well as opportunities within the educational sector.
Mechanical Engineering (Non-thesis):
The master’s program within the Mechanical Engineering department is meticulously crafted to align with contemporary global standards while catering to the demands of the shipbuilding and Marine Engineering industries. Our curriculum presents a trio of pathways: Machine Design, Energy Systems, and Mechatronic Systems. Distinguished faculty members, possessing a blend of industrial and academic expertise in their respective domains, conduct the master’s in mechanical engineering courses. As part of the culmination of the two-year academic journey, students are required to develop an MSc Thesis. This MSc academic expedition spans four semesters over a duration of two years, conducted entirely in English.
Business Administration (Non-Thesis)(Turkish):
In the dynamic landscape of today’s business world, characterized by incessant development and change, individuals with diverse undergraduate backgrounds might find their knowledge inadequate in the realm of business. This underscores the necessity of acquiring contemporary insights to match the demands of this era, both at an individual and institutional level. Moreover, the escalating significance of “lifelong learning,” inherent to the information age, accentuates the value of a master’s degree in business administration. The PRU master’s in business administration program encompasses a blend of theoretical and practical courses related to business and management functions. Its objective is to cultivate future executives capable of engaging at various junctures of business, equipped to adapt to the perpetually evolving market conditions, and possessing entrepreneurial, dynamic, and analytical thinking skills.
The diploma conferred upon program completion will signify not only a profound understanding of modern management and business principles but also a high level of administrative competence. It will encompass pivotal attributes demanded by today’s competitive milieu, including strategic thinking and planning. Graduates who successfully navigate this program will be poised to advance their careers as adept managers, guiding, and shaping their respective sectors as leaders and researchers. Moreover, upon completing the coursework, students will craft a thesis, opening avenues for continued education at the Ph.D. level and potential pursuit of an academic trajectory. The medium of instruction is English.
Maritime Engineering (Thesis) (English):
The field of “Maritime Engineering” at the Piri Reis University Institute of Graduate Studies stands as the inaugural graduate program in this domain within our country. It boasts a prominent academic faculty specializing in maritime studies.
The master’s program in Maritime Engineering is dedicated to the planning, analysis, and operation of primary and auxiliary machinery systems for both commercial and military surface vessels and submarines. This program encompasses a broad spectrum of engineering subjects relevant to the advancement of Marine Engineering.
The objectives of our program are as follows:
Our master’s Program welcomes graduates from the following programs:
Applicants without degrees from those fields above are eligible if they possess any of the following qualifications:
Maritime Law (Thesis) (Turkish):
The primary objective of this program is to cultivate proficient legal experts with the ability to resolve intricate disputes in the realm of maritime law. These experts will be adept at upholding the rights of the Turkish Republic in accordance with international agreements, staying abreast of the latest developments in international maritime law, analyzing practical challenges, and devising effective solutions by scrutinizing both Turkish and foreign judicial rulings and conducting comparative research. To obtain a degree from the program, students are required to successfully complete 4 compulsory and 3 elective courses, participate in a seminar course, and defend their theses.
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering – Advanced Ocean Platforms (Thesis):
The master’s program in Naval Architecture focuses on the intricate design and fabrication of cutting-edge marine vessels. The curriculum is strategically designed to supplement the foundational understanding acquired during undergraduate studies in naval architecture, with a notable emphasis on refining the skills essential for creating advanced craft. This pertains to various high-performance maritime vehicles, including naval ships, sailing yachts, high-speed vessels, and energy-efficient commercial ships for the future. Graduates are also equipped with proficiency in contemporary measurement techniques, computer-aided design, and computational methods.
Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering (Thesis):
The Department of Maritime Transportation Management Engineering confers a bachelor’s degree in Maritime Transportation Management Engineering to its graduates. These graduates subsequently undertake ship officer license examinations administered by the Ship Officers’ Examination Center, under the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. Those who successfully pass the Ship Officer Competency Exam receive the esteemed “Deck Officer for Deep-Sea Navigation” Ship Officer Competency Certificate. This certificate empowers them to serve as second and third officers aboard commercial vessels.
The postgraduate offerings of Maritime Transportation Management Engineering encompass both master’s and Ph.D. programs. Those aspiring to pursue advanced studies in Maritime Transportation Management Engineering, specialize within the maritime industry, or engage in interdisciplinary scholarly pursuits can apply for these postgraduate opportunities.
The objectives of the Graduate Programs in Maritime Transportation Management Engineering are as follows:
For master’s program applications, candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields:
Maritime Transportation Management Engineering (Deck), Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding and Ocean Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Civil Engineering (with a Transportation focus), Industrial Engineering, Management Engineering, Naval Academy.
For Ph.D. program applications, candidates are required to hold a degree in Computational Science and Engineering or an equivalent discipline.
Mechanical Engineering (Thesis):
Business Administration (Thesis):
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Thesis):
In the contemporary landscape, the most significant technological advancements are grounded in electrical energy. Our capacity for electrical-electronics technology has progressed to a point where we can encapsulate the distances traversed and the challenges surmounted, which once required room-sized or ton-weight devices, within devices small enough to carry in our pockets. These remarkable developments have materialized thanks to the dedicated efforts of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
In this era of High Technology and Communication, characterized by rapid progress towards the pinnacle of technological advancement, endeavors encompass the design, projection, production, and control of electrical and electronic devices. Moreover, activities span electricity generation, transmission, and distribution. Within this domain, Electrical and Electronics Engineers embrace a broad spectrum of opportunities, engaging in endeavors across diverse sectors that employ high technology, such as Communication, Aerospace, Medicine, and the Defense Industry, among others.
We extend an invitation to you to explore the realm of Electrical and Electronics Engineering—a profession that defines both the present and the future. Join us at the Piri Reis University Campus, which boasts advanced laboratory facilities and a formidable academic faculty. Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Istanbul, a city that resonates with technology and industry while retaining the charm of a coastal town.
Maritime and Business Economics (Thesis):
The “Master’s Program in Maritime Business and Economics” encompasses a diverse array of subjects, including contemporary economic and business management methodologies, maritime business economics, maritime business management, financial management, risk assessment, logistics, transportation economics, supply chain management, and port operations. The curriculum blends theoretical foundations with practical applications, maintaining equilibrium within an interdisciplinary framework. As a result, graduates of the program will be well-equipped to pursue managerial roles within the financial divisions of maritime enterprises as well as firms engaged in insurance and transportation services (such as shipping, brokerage, and logistics).
Computational Science and Engineering (Thesis):
“Computational Science and Engineering” interdisciplinary graduate programs at our institute will create the driving force of scientific research and innovative studies in the fields of marine sciences and technology, including industry cooperation, as well as their contributions to basic sciences.
The topics that concern the “Computational Science and Engineering” graduate programs are not limited to marine sciences and technology, but also cover a wide range of areas, from designing high value-added functional materials in computational materials science to nanotechnology and biotechnology, from applied mathematics to economic modeling.
PhD Program Maritime Law (Turkish):
The core purpose of this program is to nurture skilled legal professionals capable of pursuing careers in Turkish academia, the judiciary, or administration. These professionals will possess the competence to advocate for the rights and interests of the Turkish maritime sector on national and international platforms, particularly in the foreign territories navigated by Turkish vessels. To qualify for graduation, students must satisfactorily accomplish 3 compulsory and 4 elective courses, engage in a seminar course, pass a proficiency exam, and present and defend their theses.
PhD Program Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering – Advanced Ocean Platforms:
The PhD program in Naval Architecture centers on the sophisticated design and construction of high-performance marine craft. The curriculum has been meticulously structured to complement the conventional knowledge gained through undergraduate education in naval architecture. The focus lies in enhancing competencies required to innovate advanced marine craft, encompassing naval ships, sailing yachts, high-speed vehicles, and environmentally conscious commercial ships for the forthcoming era. The curriculum ensures that graduates are well-versed in cutting-edge measurement techniques, computer-aided design, and computational methodologies.
PhD Program Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering:
PhD Program Computational Science and Engineering:
The interdisciplinary graduate programs in “Computational Science and Engineering” within our institute are poised to ignite advancement in scientific research and pioneering studies across marine sciences and technology. This extends to collaborations with industries and their pivotal role in enhancing fundamental sciences.
The scope of the “Computational Science and Engineering” graduate programs goes beyond marine sciences and technology, encompassing a diverse spectrum of domains. This ranges from computational materials science, facilitating the design of high-value functional materials, to the realms of nanotechnology, biotechnology, applied mathematics, and economic modeling.
PhD Business Administration:
The rapid surge in global competition, unending technological advancements, shifts in societal structures, business realms, and the workforce all necessitate a fresh outlook, augmented skills, and current knowledge for managers. Hence, professionals seeking enduring success and astute development leadership aspire to obtain a Ph.D. degree. In response, the PRU Business Administration Ph.D. program strives to meet the needs of managers, consultants, and researchers aspiring to academic careers. This program caters to individuals across managerial levels, consultants, researchers, and academic faculty, fostering advanced critical thinking. Its mission is to contribute to professional advancement by imparting contemporary, strategic knowledge derived from scientific research methods and their application to the business environment. Mandatory courses in advanced research methods, seminars, management and organizational theory, and finance theory set the foundation in the initial two semesters. Students then have the flexibility to delve into specialized areas such as management, finance, marketing, management information systems, and logistics through elective courses. Upon completing their coursework and passing the proficiency exam, students can proceed to compose their dissertations. The medium of instruction is English.